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  • Tin How Temple

    1. Tin How Temple

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Duck into the inconspicuous doorway, climb three flights of stairs, and be assaulted by the aroma of incense in this tiny, altar-filled room...Read More

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  • 2. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption

    Western Addition | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Residing at the prominent intersection of two busy thoroughfares (Geary Boulevard and Gough Street), there's no missing this striking cathedral...Read More

  • 3. Glide Memorial Church

    Tenderloin | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    For a rockin' gospel concert and an inclusive, feel-good vibe, head to Glide, where Reverend Cecil Williams, a bear of a man and a local celeb...Read More

  • 4. Grace Cathedral

    Nob Hill | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Not many churches can boast an altarpiece by Keith Haring and not one but two labyrinths. The seat of the Episcopal Church in San Francisco...Read More

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  • 5. Kong Chow Temple

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This ornate temple sets a somber, spiritual tone right away with a sign warning visitors not to touch anything. The god to whom the members...Read More

  • 6. Mission Dolores

    Mission District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Two churches stand side by side here, including the small adobe Mission San Francisco de Asís, which, along with the Presidio's Officers'...Read More

  • 7. Old St. Mary's Cathedral

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Dedicated in 1854, this served as the city's Catholic cathedral until 1891. The verse below the massive clock face beseeched naughty Barbary...Read More

  • 8. Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church

    North Beach | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Camera-toting visitors focus their lenses on the Romanesque splendor of what's often called the Italian Cathedral. Completed in 1924, the church...Read More

  • 9. Vedanta Society Old Temple

    Cow Hollow | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    A pastiche of colonial, Queen Anne, Moorish, and Hindu opulence, lavender with turrets battling red-top onion domes, and Victorian detailing...Read More

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